In connection with Youth Month this year, Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) has launched a program to invest and empower the youth of South Africa so they can learn the skills to start and run new businesses.
South Africa Tender and Business News
As Africa's emerging technology ecosystem grows, innovation and entrepreneurship are taken on a bigger role. Innovation hubs in particular have been a major force for the existing major hubs in Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa, and the same model is proving equally important in the emerging tech centers on the continent.
Responding to concerns about the potential collapse of South Africa's steel industry, the government of South Africa has instituted a number of new measures to help support it. These include new tariffs on imported steel products.
Google has announced it will be opening its first African Artificial Intelligence research center in Accra, Ghana, later in 2018.
South Africa is taking serious the recent uptick in cash-in-transit heists in the country. Its Portfolio Committee will describe 7 priorities to attempt to deal with the problem during a public hearing to be held in Parliament on June 13.
Freshworks, Inc., a San Bruno, California, based provider of cloud-based IT services software, just announced its plans for a major business expansion in South Africa.
Saryx Engineering Group (SEG), a South African enterprise which has developed new solutions for companies to track document compliance and share documents safely, was selected by FNB Business and Endeavor South Africa as the overall winner of the 2018 Business Innovation Awards.
The Smollan Group, an international retail solutions company headquatered in Mumbai, India, and with a major regional presence in Africa via its Cape Town office, recently acquired a majority stake in Elevator, a South African below-the-line marketing agency.
The government of South Africa is investigating possible abuses in cost increases during the renovation of ministerial houses.
If a current South African court case goes the way local villagers hope, in the future mining companies in that country may have to secure explicit community consent before breaking ground on new operations.
During the Junior Mining Indaba conference held on June 5 in Johannesburg, PwC said that the world's 40 biggest mining companies grew faster than most industries in 2017. The total revenue for that group rose 23 percent to $600 billion last year. This has major implications for continuing investments in Africa's booming mining industry.
scrumIT, an online player registration and rugby administration software developed in South Africa by ENS Software as a service application, was just selected by Rwanda Rugby for its Rugby Management System.
Pico, a financial infrastructure and technology hosting company based in the United Kingdom, is now officially connected to the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) in Johannesburg, South Africa.
A master's student at North-West University's (NWU's) campus in Mahikeng, South Africa, is conducting research into safety measures for the use of medicinal plants in a rural Khoi-San community could help improve health care in South Africa.
The Second Formal Meeting of the BRICS Foreign Affairs/International Relations Ministers will take place in Pretoria on June 4, 2018.
South Africa has signed nine Chinese Companies to invest more than US $10 billion in the Musina-Makhado Special Economic Zone.
Shipping and Airfreight Services (Pty) Limited (S.A.S.), a freight forwarding and logistics company based in Johannesburg, South Africa, was just acquired by Hong Kong-based Kerry Logistics Network Limited.
Bombardier Commercial Aircraft of Montreal pointed to a growing demand for pre-owned regional aircraft in the African market. The comments were made during the recent African Aviation Finance conference in Johannesburg, South Africa.
On May 25, Africa Day, people in over 20 countries throughout the African continent took to the streets as part of continent-wide day of action to "Break Free" of the fossil fuel economy.
According to Bowmans, a Pan-African law firm with a primary headquarters in South Africa, the East African economy has grown so much and matured so that large brand owners are taking to courts to protect their brands and other intellectual property.
SANRAL, the South African National Roads Agency, has issued a notice that construction work is currently taking place on the N2 between Toleni (km 15.5) and Ibika (km 44), from Mondays to Saturdays.
South Africa-based FNB, First National Bank, has become the first bank in the country with a mini-ATM using biometrics as a customer security validation technology.
The South African Mohair Industry has been shaken by the publication of a report on May 2 about animal mistreatment. The industry is launching an investigation into the matter and has issued a statement on the matter.
As part of a set of actions to deal with drought in South Africa, Agri SA, the South African government agency supporting agriculture, announced it has set up a dedicated Water Desk to focus on ensuring equitable access to water for farmers across South Africa.
The Trans-Africa highway, a 10,228-kilometer long major artery connecting Cairo, Egypt to Cape Town, South Africa, is now complete. The former missing link in that path, the Dodoma-Babati road, was just opened for transportation.